This position provides oversight to the Outdoor Living Skills (OLS) Program, which entails developing and teaching nature, outdoor education, and outdoor living skills activities. You’ll have a great opportunity to gain valuable experience leading expedition trips with small groups of older campers along with participating in teaching OLS activities, such as; swimming, boating, aquatics, target sports, etc. You’ll gain experience collaborating with program leadership to identify camp needs, develop/implement successful programming, and take part in the evaluations of the programs. Through this position, you’ll reside on the premises of Camp K in the Chugach National Forrest with everyday opportunities to be off the grid, experience wildlife, and take in the epic beauty right outside your cabin door!

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Development, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Twenty-one (21) years of age required to maintain compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies.
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Prior experience in leading outdoor activities, including lesson planning, is preferred.
Prior experience working with youth, is required, preferably in a residential camp setting.
Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification required upon hire
Current Adult/Pediatric CPR, AED & First Aid Certification
Valid Driver’s License, preferre

About Camp Fire Alaska

For more than 100 years, Camp Fire Alaska has provided a safe, nurturing place for families to send their children. At Camp Fire, children are not only safe, but are learning to develop self-confidence by challenging themselves, exploring their environment, and building healthy relationships.

Today we are a leader in the youth development field and serve more than 5,000 youth every year through four key programs.

Application Instructions

Please go to our website to apply: https://campfireak.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=126&source=campfireak